Originally posted on Eagles Eye  |  Last updated 8/3/12
It was a surprising trade, to say the least... especially since it involved acquiring yet another cornerback...The Philadelphia Eagles and Indianapolis Colts have announced a trade that will send linebackers Moise Fokou and Greg Lloyd to the Colts in exchange for cornerback Kevin Thomas and a conditional seventh-round draft choice in 2013. The condition of the draft pick is likely tied to both players making the team and then contributing a certain amount of playing time--- and almost certainly maxes out at a fifth-round choice. Thomas (6'0", 192) was a third-round pick back in 2010, but spent his rookie season on Injured Reserve, then saw action in nine games—with three starts—last season. That action resulted in 33 tackles and three pass breakups, according to the Eagles' official team release. With the current talent drought in Indianapolis, Fokou and Lloyd could both see plenty of action with the Colts. In Philadelphia, both were fighting for a roster spot, so this move makes...
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